Baby taken to hospital tests positive for meth; parents arrested

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) — Police said a Lakeland couple was arrested Tuesday after their baby tested positive for methamphetamine.

According to an arrest report, 20-year-old Nicole Finley and 29-year-old Bruce Nowlen brought their child to Lakeland Regional Hospital to treat an infection on his leg, and the child tested positive for methamphetamine.

Police said the infected area was black in color.

Finley told detectives the child had been bitten by mosquitoes a few days earlier, and one of...

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